Police Involved Shooting In North St. Louis Sends Suspect To Hospital

Posted on: 8:46 pm, July 12, 2012, by , updated on: 01:47pm, July 13, 2012

ST. LOUIS, MO. (KTVI) – St. Louis police are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred just after 7:00 p.m. at Davison and Burcher.  Police say they were called to the area for a report of a suspicious person in the area.  

When they arrived 23-year-old Joshua Hackman allegedly pulled out a gun and pointed it at the officer.  The officer fired, hitting Hackman.

The officer was not hurt in the confrontation, but Hackman was taken to the hospital for treatment. He is listed in critical condition.

Hackman has been charged with Drug Trafficking, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and two counts Unlawful Use of a Weapon.